Pulmonary

Trouble Breathing

Trouble breathing. Needed reduce inhaler after months of non-use. Has to wear mask 6 hours daily. Age11LocationMaple Grove

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Doctor gave ineffective waiver, school blocks entrance

My daughter was having what she described as water in chest and heaviness during breathing. She also had a burning sensation on her tongue which the doctor said was most likely a fungal infection. (It was cleared up with thieves mouthwash by the time she went to the doctor.) The doctor gave her a script for a month and said she had to get an X-ray to get more time if something was in her…

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My children can’t breathe

My children state that it is very difficult to breathe wearing a mask. There are also students in the classroom being “mask police”…it’s not their job….NO MASKs for 5 months….neither have been sick or quarantined. Age9 and 11LocationSt. Clair, MO

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Headaches, shortness of breath

Children wearing masks have been having all kinds of side effects. Mine has been suffering from headaches lately and been complaining more about breathing issues since these masks. They need to not be worn by children all day for 8 hours a day. Age11Locationraceland, louisiana

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Severe asthma attack but forced to keep mask on

This is what she told me, “so one day I was in class and I told my teacher I was going to have an asthma attack or a serizure. I can feel them coming on but they both share symptoms. My teacher said I had to keep my mask on. I ended up having a severe asthma attack but I still wasn’t allowed to take my mask off. I couldn’t catch my breath so I…

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Teacher witnesses shortness of breath, depression

I am a middle school teacher who barely recognizes her students because I can’t see their faces, students blend more into the crowd and ends up with no identity. Students talk with shortness of breath as well. I know the students really don’t like it and their morale is very low. As a hearing impaired teacher who reads lips, they have the choice of face shields or to pull down their masks so I can…

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Passes out while running track

My daughters 8th grade class during PE, was made to run around the track with masks on. Along the all kids struggling to catch their breaths, one girl passed out, hitting the dirt face first. They are still required to wear masks for the entire day, regardless of availability to be able to social distance, indoor or outdoor activities. Age 13 Location Idaho

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Asthmatic child refused exemption

Both of my children have asthma and have a lot of trouble wearing the mask our pediatrician gave us a medical exemption with a diagnosis and the signature on it the school did not recognize it.. I asked for a 504 to accommodate them and allow them to wear shields versus masks this way they would still be respectful to those around them and yet they would still be able to breathe without struggling. I…

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